Do you look good in blue? Ever thought of dressing up as a water droplet to raise awareness about CAFOD’s Thirst for change campaign? James Tyrrell in Liverpool did. There’s only two days to go until we hand your actions to David Cameron, but it’s not too late to be part of the change.
We wanted to do something to raise awareness in Liverpool about the lack of access to water that so many people face. So we decided to have a ‘water’ rally. Lemlem Behre, who works with CAFOD in Ethiopia joined us and she spoke about her work as a water engineer. Then we all took a ferry trip on the River Mersey. Earlier in the day we visited some of the Ethiopian Orthodox community in Liverpool and one of their members – Tedla Kiflemariam Chekol – came with us on the ferry.
The Mersey is very significant for Liverpudlians. I think it must be so famous because of the song. It’s also symbolic for us Catholics as the river connects the two dioceses of Liverpool and Shrewsbury. Continue reading